RV-VLSI Design Center  


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RV-VLSI Design Center
Admissions       Course Planner
Admission Process  


Step 1:  Review the website and choose a course that suits your profile and career objective best. If you are not sure about the course, you can make use of our Course Planner (link on top of this page) or our friendly career counselor will assist you to pick one.   Contact RV-VLSI.

Step 2: Complete the application Process, pay the application fee at center or directly deposit in any nationwide branches of HDFC or you may choose to conveniently transfer the fee online. (Call us to know more about payment mode and fee details).

Step 3: Upon receipt of the payment you will be scheduled to take the test (five days to revise for the test if you desire may be granted). Students in and around Bangalore will be administered the test at the center. For others from outside Bangalore, the test will be administered online followed by a telephonic interview.

Test Details:::

The test will consist of three parts (Two written and one interview)

  Part one aptitude -- 30 mins.
  Part two technical – 60 mins.
  One on one interview in person or through phone with RV-VLSI academic staff member

Step 4: Upon successful completion of the test your results will be tabulated and if selected you will be intimated in the one on one round.

The difficulty level is basic to medium for the test, for prior preperation we suggested you to brush upon your basics and core subjects in UG. Selection is based on a combination of test results, past performance in UG/PG and interview round. There is no cut-off mark for the written test.

Guidelines for preparing for the test (ADAD)  

    1) Good understanding of basic electronics

         Diodes, Transistors - (NPN, PNP, NMOS, PMOS) TTL, CMOS logic family, OpAmps.

         Reference Books: "Basic Electronics" by M.V. Rao

    2) Basic knowledge of Digital Design

         Boolean Algebra, Theorems, Combinational Circuits, Sequential Circuits, Finite State Machines

        (FSM - Mealy & Moore)

         Reference Books: "Fundamentals of Digital Circuits" by Anand Kumar

                                           "Digital Design" by Morris Mano

     3) Basic Knowledge on Hardware Description Language (HDL)

         ....like Verilog or VHDL & Basic knowledge of VLSI concepts & ASCI flow

          Reference Books: "Verilog HDL" by Samir Palnitkar


Guidelines for preparing for the test (Embedded Systems)  

1) Revise on fundamentals of C programming

 2) High level basics

  •  Microprocessor / Microcontroller basics
  • Programming basics (Main program, Subroutine, ISR etc)
  • Digital Electronics basics
  • Logic gates
  • Number systems (Hexadecimal, Signed, and Unsigned)
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) basics
  • OS and Device driver basics

The questions are basic in nature. There will be no negative marking.

Things to carry for the test  

  • Hall ticket that is issued by the administrator
  • Two recent photograph PP size
  • Valid photo ID like Drivers license or college ID or employer issued ID card with photo
  • Copy of the fee paid challan or fee receipt
  • Pen or pencil
  • No calculators are required for this test
  • Rough work sheets will be provided upon request